LEESBURG ARSENAL

Purveyor of Fine Civil War Re-enactment Equipment and Supplies

Ammunition Boxes

Ammunition Boxes

Leesburg Arsenal can provide you with your own Ammunition Box.  These boxes are not copied from a specific example (with exception of the Richmond Arsenal Box), but incorporate various elements to create an authentic looking box.  Boxes are simple construction of pine, painted in our own formulas of paint, and stenciled in white.  Any combination of letters or wording can be applied to the box.   They are distressed slightly to give a "non-new" appearance. Boxes are not generally kept in stock.

 .577 & .58 Caliber Box:   This box varies in size from regulation dimensions to just slightly larger than regulation per measurements from the US Ordinance Manual, 1863.  Features of this box include:  Brass wood screws to simulate a sealed box.  Box finished in dark olive.

.69 Caliber Ball Box:  The .69 caliber box is made to the same specifics as the US boxes above, but is larger:  17 1/2 inches long by 13 inches wide and 8 3/4 inches deep.  Top and bottom are two pieces.  Box is finished in blue, with white stencils.   This box is not kept in stock due to it's size, but can be ordered.

 

.57 or .58 Caliber Richmond Arsenal Box:   This example replicates a Richmond Arsenal Box from 1864. It is approximately 9 3/4 inches high by 15 1/2 inches long and 10 1/4 wide.  It is assembled using cut nails.  It is painted the same color as the US boxes but with Yellow Ochre stencils.

 

***NOTICE:   SHIPPING ON AMMUNITION BOXES VARIES ACCORDING TO THEIR SIZE...  PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE YOU PURCHASE TO CONFIRM WHAT THE SHIPPING WILL BE.  BOXES ARE NOT USUALLY KEPT IN STOCK AND MAY REQUIRE MANUFACTURE. SHIPPING IS SET BY OUR CART SOFTWARE, SO ADDITIONAL SHIPPING IS REQUIRED.   

 

 

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